Do you have experience within PR and looking for your next challenge?
Do you love communicating with clients, working on campaigns and pitching your ideas?
If so, this might be the perfect career development opportunity for you to branch further into the world of PR!
PR Account Executive
Leatherhead, Surrey HQ / Hybrid Working 3 days from home
Up to £25,000 + Benefits
Full-Time, Monday-Friday, 9.00am-5.30pm (37.5 Hours Per Week)
Reporting to: Account Manager / Account Director
Firm: B2B and B2C technology PR
Travel Insurance | Pension after 3 months’ service | Healthcare after 1 years’ service | 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays (increasing with service) | Christmas Holiday Closure | Birthday Day Off | Company Laptop | Season Ticket Loan
The Bespoke Group is composed of two market leading international PR and marketing agencies serving a range of B2B and B2C technology markets: one is the market leading international B2B public relations and marketing agency for the graphic arts industry; the other is an international B2B/B2C PR and marketing agency, specialised in supporting new and emerging, often disruptive, technologies for businesses large and small.
At the heart of each business is a team of passionate professionals, who get their kicks from delivering results that consistently exceed the objectives and expectations of clients.
We recognise and value that our people are our greatest asset – talented, driven, committed and passionate about their roles. We want to empower our team to be the best they possibly can and will create an environment that supports this aim by broadening skills, supporting staff to work flexibly, fostering a healthy work environment, and to achieve great outcomes by being adaptable and responsive to the changing world around us.
What your day to day might look like:
+ Writing technical press releases, news stories, articles, case studies and product pieces
+ Pitching press releases and feature ideas by phone or email to national, regional and trade journalists, across print, broadcast and online publications, to engage them in covering clients’ stories
+ Researching and identifying forward feature and other media opportunities for clients
+ Fully managing the process of press release distribution for accounts, including list-building using the agency’s database system
+ Creating, building and maintaining excellent working relationships with clients, journalists and industry contacts
+ Responding to phone calls and emails from journalists and clients
+ Arranging interviews and meetings with key journalists
+ Planning events with account teams within relevant time, production and financial constraints
+ Attending client events and industry conferences, often overseas
+ Handling clients’ social media accounts such as Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn channels
+ Organising and working with the team on client advertising campaigns
+ Participating in client meetings and maintaining workload tracking documents
+ Completing timesheets in a timely manner
+ 6 months – 1 year’s PR/Marketing experience, preferably from within a PR Agency
+ Degree Educated in Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, English, Communication or Media Studies
+ Excellent written and spoken English
+ Proficient in spelling, grammar, and proof-reading
+ IT Skills: Proficient in the use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, social media channels and other business-related software
+ Strong interpersonal skills to be able to relate to people on different levels within the agency, with clients and with the media, whether it is over the phone, by email or in person
+ Excellent telephone manner with a positive, friendly, persuasive, and upbeat tone
+ Ability to prioritise tasks and work quickly and efficiently, without compromising on quality
+ Ability to speak French, Italian, Spanish or German is desirable but not essential
Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to our Leadership Team.
Your Background / Previous Roles May Include:
PR Executive, PR Specialist, PR Account Executive, Graduate PR, Junior PR
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.